Ailbhe O’Rourke (RAD, RTS, PTS, BA HONS) trained with the Royal Academy of Dance and has been dancing and teaching professionally for almost twenty years. The RAD is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations, with a rigorous five- year teacher training program.
Ailbhe has entered hundreds of students into RAD exams, from Pre- Primary to advanced vocational levels, and regularly trains with teachers from the Royal Ballet and Elmhurst to insure her teaching methods are constantly evolving.
In 2018, she was selected to work as a Practical Teaching Supervisor, examining student teachers for the RAD. In the same year she was voted in as a sitting member of the RAD regional committee for Ireland.